• Tinubu hale and hearty, Senator Afikuyomi fires back @ Governor Lalong

    Tinubu hale and hearty, Senator Afikuyomi fires back @ Governor Lalong

    All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is hale and hearty, his ally, Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi said yesterday.

    Afikuyomi refuted the claim by Plateau State Governor Solomon Lalong that the absence of Asiwaju Tinubu at last Saturday’s Ondo State APC governorship rally was as a result of his ill-health.

    In a statement, the one-time Lagos State commissioner described the claim credited to the Plateau State governor as incorrect.

    Afikuyomi said: “I travelled to the United States of America with Asiwaju Bola […]

  • Governor Lalong swears-in four new aides, plans elders’ advisory council

    Governor Lalong swears-in four new aides, plans elders’ advisory council

    Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Monday in Jos swore in four new Special Advisers with a call on them to initiate ideas that would add value to governance.

    Lalong also challenged the new aides to strive toward effective service delivery.

    He stressed the need for them to remain in touch with the people as well as gauge the people’s feelings and attitude to policies.

    He called for deliberate adjustments that would be in tune with government’s desire to run a lean […]

  • I will not rest until we get killers of Agai – Governor Lalong assures

    I will not rest until we get killers of Agai – Governor Lalong assures

    Governor Simon Lalong on Wednesday said he will not rest until those behind the killing of the Saf Ron Kulere, Chief Lazarus Agai, were arrested and prosecuted.

    Lalong, who paid a condolence visit to the Bokkos Traditional Council and people of the area, said he would work with security agencies to ensure that the killers were found and brought to justice.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), recalls that Agai, a first class chief in Bokkos Local Government was killed on Monday […]

  • Governor Lalong condemns murder of Plateau monarch, vows to fish out perpetrators

    Governor Lalong condemns murder of Plateau monarch, vows to fish out perpetrators

    .Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, has condemned the killing, on Monday, of Mr Lazarus Agai, the Saf Ron-kulere and First Class traditional ruler of Bokkos in Plateau by unknown assailants.

    The 76-year-old monarch, who reigned for 42 years, was attacked on his way to Bokkos after visiting his farm in Sha District of the chiefdom.

    Also killed along with him were his police orderly, his wife, and his son.

    Lalong, in a reaction in Jos on Tuesday, described the murder as “very […]

  • Governor Lalong denies losing N5bn to fraudsters in Dubai, demands evidence

    Governor Lalong denies losing N5bn to fraudsters in Dubai, demands evidence

    Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has described as “laughable, malicious, mischievous and a figment of the writer’s imagination”, a recent story credited to an online media outfit, alleging that he was duped of the sum of N5billion in Dabai while trying to buy property there.‬

    In a statement issued Monday in Jos and signed by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Mark Longyen, he stated the story was a mere piece of thrash that should be consigned […]